The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 509 428 485
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 98 151 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 84 40
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£400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £58.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.90% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -71 90 £400 - 18
London -18 53 £425 +10.10% 5
South East -23 16 £375 -8.53% 6
City of London +2 14 £463 +23.33% 2
Hampshire -24 10 £400 -3.61% 1
Yorkshire -3 7 £388 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £388 -
North West -10 6 £375 -9.63% 2
Sheffield - 5 £400 -
West Midlands -16 3 £300 -25.92%
Manchester - 3 £325 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £300 -
Cheshire +7 2 £425 +1.19%
Berkshire +6 2 £375 - 4
Scotland -16 2 £451 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Glasgow -5 1 £451 - 1
Surrey -9 1 £325 +30.00% 1
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
Andover -15 1 - - 1
East of England -16 1 - - 4
Warrington - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Woking - - - -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 120 (64.86%) SAN
2 91 (49.19%) EMC
3 75 (40.54%) NetApp
4 60 (32.43%) Windows
4 60 (32.43%) VMware
5 48 (25.95%) Cisco
6 45 (24.32%) Brocade
7 41 (22.16%) HP
8 36 (19.46%) Linux
9 35 (18.92%) NAS
10 34 (18.38%) UNIX
11 31 (16.76%) Red Hat
11 31 (16.76%) Security Cleared
12 29 (15.68%) Finance
13 28 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (14.59%) Oracle
15 26 (14.05%) IBM
15 26 (14.05%) Tivoli
15 26 (14.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
15 26 (14.05%) Fibre Channel
16 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
17 22 (11.89%) NetBackup
18 21 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 18 (9.73%) Banking
19 18 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
19 18 (9.73%) Active Directory
20 17 (9.19%) Migration
20 17 (9.19%) Performance Management
21 16 (8.65%) Shell Script

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.41%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.24%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.70%) Apache
5 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.16%) JBoss
6 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.54%) IIS
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.70%) MS Office
2 4 (2.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) IaaS
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (64.86%) SAN
2 35 (18.92%) NAS
3 26 (14.05%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (7.03%) Connectrix
5 4 (2.16%) LAN
5 4 (2.16%) DHCP
5 4 (2.16%) DNS
6 3 (1.62%) WAN
7 2 (1.08%) SSL
7 2 (1.08%) VPN
7 2 (1.08%) Firewall
7 2 (1.08%) IPsec
7 2 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.08%) Network Security
7 2 (1.08%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.54%) DWDM
8 1 (0.54%) LDAP
8 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.54%) OLTP
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
General
1 29 (15.68%) Finance
2 18 (9.73%) Banking
3 5 (2.70%) Law
4 4 (2.16%) Legal
5 3 (1.62%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.08%) French Language
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Military
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.41%) XML
1 10 (5.41%) JSON
2 2 (1.08%) Middleware
3 1 (0.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) Flash
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.11%) CLARiiON
2 14 (7.57%) EMC Centera
3 13 (7.03%) Replication
4 9 (4.86%) Celerra
5 7 (3.78%) Wiki
6 6 (3.24%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.70%) IBM XIV
8 4 (2.16%) Clustering
9 3 (1.62%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.08%) Symmetrix
10 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.08%) Symmetrix DMX
11 1 (0.54%) LPAR
11 1 (0.54%) HP StorageWorks
11 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (32.43%) Windows
2 36 (19.46%) Linux
3 34 (18.38%) UNIX
4 21 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (8.65%) Solaris
6 11 (5.95%) HPUX
7 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.16%) AIX
11 2 (1.08%) SUSE
11 2 (1.08%) Slackware
11 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (9.19%) Migration
2 17 (9.19%) Performance Management
3 14 (7.57%) Change Control
4 11 (5.95%) ITIL
5 6 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (2.70%) Workflow
7 4 (2.16%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.16%) BCP
7 4 (2.16%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.16%) Time Management
8 2 (1.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.08%) Data Migration
8 2 (1.08%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.08%) Product Management
8 2 (1.08%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (1.08%) Project Management
8 2 (1.08%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.65%) SQL
1 16 (8.65%) Shell Script
2 12 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.41%) Ruby
3 10 (5.41%) Python
4 9 (4.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.62%) Perl
6 2 (1.08%) VBScript
7 1 (0.54%) C
7 1 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (16.76%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.24%) NCDA
4 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.16%) Degree
5 4 (2.16%) NCIE
6 3 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.08%) MCP
7 2 (1.08%) EMC Certification
7 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.54%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.54%) VCAP
8 1 (0.54%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.73%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 10 (5.41%) vSphere
5 9 (4.86%) NFS
6 6 (3.24%) Firmware
7 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.16%) vCloud
7 4 (2.16%) XenServer
8 3 (1.62%) XenApp
8 3 (1.62%) SRDF
9 2 (1.08%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.08%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.54%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.54%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.54%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 26 (14.05%) Tivoli
1 26 (14.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 22 (11.89%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (4.86%) SCOM
5 8 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (3.24%) Legato
7 5 (2.70%) Puppet
8 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (2.16%) EMC Navisphere
8 4 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.16%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.62%) SCCM
9 3 (1.62%) OpenView
10 2 (1.08%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.54%) Ionix
11 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.54%) Control-M
11 1 (0.54%) Nagios
11 1 (0.54%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 91 (49.19%) EMC
2 75 (40.54%) NetApp
3 60 (32.43%) VMware
4 48 (25.95%) Cisco
5 45 (24.32%) Brocade
6 41 (22.16%) HP
7 31 (16.76%) Red Hat
8 27 (14.59%) Oracle
9 26 (14.05%) IBM
10 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
11 14 (7.57%) SAP
11 14 (7.57%) 3PAR
12 13 (7.03%) Dell
13 12 (6.49%) Hitachi
14 11 (5.95%) Symantec
15 10 (5.41%) CommVault
16 6 (3.24%) Citrix
17 4 (2.16%) McAfee
17 4 (2.16%) Veritas
17 4 (2.16%) Isilon
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